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Private Equity’s Diversification Illusion: Evidence From Fair Value Accounting
—>All About Alpha (March 16, 2017): Private Equity Alpha and a Disappearing Act
—>Vanguard (August 2015): The allure of the outlier: A framework for considering alternative investments
—>Wallick, D.W., Wimmer, B.R. and Balsamo, J.J., The buck stops here: Vanguard money market funds.
—>McKinsey & Company (November 2017): Equity investments in
unlisted companies
—>Aon Hewitt. September 2014. A Holistic Approach to Equity Investing
—>Chief Investment Officer (January 15, 2014): Dispersing the ‘Diversification Illusion’ of Private Equity
—>Chief Investment Officer (January 22, 2014): Has Volatility Turned Pensions off Private Equity?
—>(February 13, 2014) Harvard Loses Private Equity Chief to Fidelity Family Office
—>Schroders 14/03/2014: Wide of the Mark
—>Pieria (Mar 18th 2014): Since value is key, ignoring price can actually be the right thing to do; Schroders 14/03/2014
—>Meditation on Money Management (January 16, 2014) Refuting Private Equity’s Claims
—>Savvy Investor: The Best Private Equity Papers – 2017 Q1

Corporate Culture and Financial Reporting Risk: Looking Through the Glassdoor

Media Mentions:
—>Bloomberg. Matt Levine. Money Stuff (April 19, 2017): Fraud, Satisfaction and Bubbles
—>Reuters. James Saft. (April 26, 2017): When online employee ratings tip fraud
—>Columbia Law School (April 19, 2017): Weak Corporate Culture Creates Risk of Inaccurate Financial Reporting
—>Henry Horne. Melissa E. Loughlin-Sines (May 17, 2017) Corporate culture and the occurrence of fraud
—>Glassdoor (June 16, 2017) The Surprising Link Between Corporate Culture and Fraud

Innovation Worth Buying: The Fair-Value of Innovation Benchmarks and Proxies
Media Mentions:
—>World Trademark Review (July 10, 2017): Groundbreaking study suggests trademark count, rather than patent count, is a better predictor of innovation
—>Centre for Intellectual Property and Information Technology Law (CIPIT). (January 4 2018): Intellectual Property Collateralisation in the Age of the Movable Property Security Rights Act: The Case of Nakumatt Supermarkets
—>The Cognate Blog (2017) :  Study Suggests Trademark Count Better Indicator of Innovation Than Patent Count
—>The Cognate (2018): The Case for Putting All Trademarks on Blockchain
—>Dawn Ellmore Employment (2017): Could Trade Marks be Better than Patents as Future Innovation Predictors?
—>Owen, Wickersham & Erickson. (August 1, 2017): Study Finds A Trademark Portfolio Is Best Indicator of Innovation
—>Duets. Steve Baird.(August 28th, 2017): No Underestimating The Value of Trademarks
—>Law Inspiring. Billy Whyte. (July 21, 2017):  Trademarks, Signaling, and Innovation

Presented At:
—>United States Patent and Trademark Office
—>2018 International Trademark Association: Brands & Innovation Conference

Does the Market Value Professional Directors?
Media Mentions:
—>Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation (March 26, 2017): Does the Market Value Professional Directors?
—>BMP (August 21, 2017): Electing Directors with Consequences — Methods for Board of Directors Elections Matter
—>Bull Fax (March 23, 2017): Does the Market Value Professional Directors?